Smartphone gaming industry is rising these days, but those games are still far behind as compared to old PC games. Old PC games definitely lag behind in terms of graphics performance but they do provide impressive storyline, dozens of missions and a decent gameplay. So, here’s a list of few low requirement PC games that can be easily played on any old PC or laptop.
1. I.G.I.-2: Covert Strike
IGI 2: Covert Strike is an impressive action shooting game launched on March 3, 2003. The game offers a considerable amount of difficulty and good planning is required to clear any mission. IGI is an organization created to make sure that the western world is protected.
A mission can be completed either without firing a single bullet or even by running out of ammo. Furthermore, progression in the game truly depends on your strategy. You get a decent collection of guns, a decent gameplay, and an impressive sound design.
2. Need For Speed Underground 2
Need For Speed Underground 2 was the second installment of the Underground series. The game improvised in terms of graphics performance, better customization and possibly the greatest collection of cars. Furthermore, the game would easily run on even an aging laptop or PC.
This game had the similar storyline as its predecessor and successors were going to have. Well, you are presented with a starting car you have to compete and increment your rankings. Consequently, you will gain access to more and more cars and compete with the final racer.
3. Mafia- The City Of Lost Heavens
Mafia is an amazing game and a must play for anyone who wants to relive the 30s gangster’s lifestyle. The game seems to be inspired by the GTA3 but offers improvised controls, detailed dialogues and soundtrack. Mafia 3 offers a mixture of driving, shooting and surviving storyline in the streets of Chicago and Dons Salieri.
Furthermore, most of the 20 large missions of Mafia are split into sections, making the gameplay more intense. The game also features a detailed amount of linear first-person shooter experience coupled with 30s vibes.
4. Battlefield 2
Battlefield 2 is an impressive first-person shooter that was launched on 21st June 2005. The game offered detailed graphics that are not at all bad as compared to today’s standards. Battlefield 2 is the third installment of the Battlefield series.
The game offers conquest gameplay mode, the winner is the side that can either capture all the control points and eliminate the opposing team completely or reduce the opposing team’s tickets to zero. Well, Battlefield 2 has a totally unpredictable nature and it offers detailed intense virtual wars.
Assassin’s Creed is another impressive game on the list produced by Ubisoft in 2007. No one would have predicted how successful the Assassins Creed Series would be in the future. Well, the game has very low requirements and can even run on a resolution of 640*480.
Assassin’s Creed offers a decent gameplay, good collection of missions coupled with dozens of side-missions. The storyline revolves around the competition between the Assassins community and the Knight Templar. Every single city has been well-researched and very well recreated. Overall, the game is impressive and definitely offers some historical knowledge.
Well even if you own a high specced machine playing these games will definitely bring back some nostalgic memories. So these were the five best low requirement PC games that can easily run on any old laptop or aging PC. Do share your recommendations in the comments section below.